Stellar Elementary School

3901 East 124th Avenue
Thornton, CO 80241
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 434 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Stellar Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 434 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • : Bottom 50% in CO
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Stellar Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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School Overview

Stellar Elementary School's student population of 434 students has declined by 29% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
434 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Stellar Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Stellar Elementary School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CO)
#932 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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25-29%
33%
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35-39%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
15:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
53%
35%
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Black
3%
4%
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White
32%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.62
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Stellar Elementary School's ranking?
Stellar Elementary School is ranked #932 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What schools are Stellar Elementary School often compared to?
Stellar Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Skyview Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
How many students attend Stellar Elementary School?
434 students attend Stellar Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Stellar Elementary School students are Hispanic, 32% of students are White, 7% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Stellar Elementary School?
Stellar Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Stellar Elementary School offer ?
Stellar Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5
What school district is Stellar Elementary School part of?
Stellar Elementary School is part of Adams 12 Five Star Schools School District.

School Reviews

5   9/6/2013
My family LOVES Stellar!! The staff creates a very safe learning environment!! My daughter is now in 2nd grade and we have been so impressed by her academic growth and social growth as well!! Wonderful school!!
- Posted by Parent - crybe
5   8/14/2013
Love Stellar! My son is now a 3rd grader and had a great year as a 2 nd grader. He loves the clubs after school and the fun PTO events.
- Posted by Parent - Kamcg

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 434 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25-29% (Top 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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